World Trip 2006: Flight Journal

My biggest world trip was back in 2006 I traveled between 29 March 2006 and 28 August 2006 (153 days) visiting twenty-four countries – South Africa; Swaziland; France; England; Belgium; Holland; Germany; Czech Republic; Austria; Switzerland; Italy; Vatican; Monaco; Spain; Finland; Russia; Belarussia; Lithuania; Latvia; Estonia; Canada; USA; Hong Kong; China.

To do this I flew on twelve flights (across eight travel legs) and seven airlines (Qantas, Comair, British Airways, Finnair, Cathay Pacific, Air China, Xiamen Airlines). I was flying for 54,031 km and 73 hours 20 minutes.

Leg 1
706 km Melbourne to Sydney – 1 hours 25 minutes (Qantas Economy)
Transit time: 1 hour 15 minutes
11,044 km Sydney to Johannesburg – 14 hours (Qantas Economy)

Leg 2
1,271 km Cape Town to Johannesburg – 2 hours (Comair Economy)
Transit time: 2 hours 25 minutes
9,045 km Johannesburg to London – 11 hours 15 minutes (British Airways Economy)
Transit time: 4 hours 55 minutes
348 km London to Paris– 1 hour 15 minutes (British Airways Economy)

Leg 3
1,900 km Paris to Helsinki – 2 hours 55 minutes (Finnair Economy)

Leg 4
1,853 km Helsinki to London – 3 hours 10 minutes (Finnair Economy)
Transit time: 8 hours 5 minutes
7,601 km London to Vancouver – 9 hours 40 minutes (British Airways Economy)

Leg 5
10,287 km Vancouver to Hong Kong – 13 hours 40 minutes (Cathay Pacific Economy)

Leg 6
1,986 km Hong Kong to Beijing – 3 hours 20 minutes (Air China Economy)

Leg 7
601 km Chongqing to Guilin – 1 hours 30 minutes (Xiamen Airlines Economy)

Leg 8
7,387 km Hong Kong to Melbourne – 9 hours 10 minutes (Cathay Pacific Economy)

About Nathan

An Australian World traveler who has been fortunate enough to experience 56 countries so far. https://nathanburgessinsights.com/travel/
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